Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.4"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 26.2"||998.06 mi||west||0° 10' 43.0"||12.27 mi||north||997.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 52.7"||813.97 mi||east||4° 04' 29.9"||280.04 mi||north||857.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 11:08 PM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||NNE|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Thu 10:38 PM||363 km||225 miles||196 nm||WNW|
|Male||Thu 10:38 PM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm||WSW|
|Colombo||Thu 11:08 PM||410 km||255 miles||222 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 11:08 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||ENE|
|Kochi||Thu 11:08 PM||445 km||277 miles||240 nm||N|
|Theni||Thu 11:08 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Thu 11:08 PM||482 km||300 miles||260 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Thu 11:08 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm||ENE|
|Coimbatore||Thu 11:08 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm||N|
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